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Meetings, Education & Professional Development Survey Report

A group of 12 state societies of association executives collaborated with Whorton Marketing & Research in Las Vegas, Nevada and Event Garde in Kalamazoo, Michigan to conduct a survey of their education, meetings, and professional development activities.

The survey was conducted among 1,986 associations during the period of January 25 to February 16. A total of 609 individuals started a survey and 382 completed their survey, for an effective response rate of 19%.

 

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Gardian of the Month: Jessica Mitton

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Websites and workflow efficiencies

If you are constantly heading to the same website over and over again to submit data, check information or login and work, what about making that website a stand-alone “app” on your computer?

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By: Aaron Wolowiec | Nov, 23 2018
LearningHealth

Be Kind to Yourself: Wellbeing for the Meeting Attendee

According to Gallup, wellbeing is the combination of our love for what we do each day, the quality of our relationships, how secure we feel, the vibrancy of our physical health, and the pride we take in being involved in and contributing to our community. Most important is how these elements interact. Ultimately, research suggests that only 7% of the population is thriving in all of these dimensions. We get fixated on one aspect of our wellbeing, and the others suffer—even in very high-performing people.

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Adult learning: Engagement is key

According to a new e-book by Raptivity, motivation and experience are the two major factors that influence adult learning.

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Voices and Views: November

Event Garde is committed to professional development, for ourselves and for our industry. As such, we’re avid readers of industry news. We’d like to share these must-reads with you.

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By: Elsbeth Willey Russell | Nov, 14 2018
Health

Aligning your choices and your values: an act of #BoringSelfCare

Reducing the weight of the unhealthy values and placing greater weight on activities, experiences and people you truly value can bring you closer to the balance you’re looking for.

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